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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Britton Hispanic Texana Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s048
Scope and Contents This collection contains an original manuscript from the era of the Spanish conquest in Spanish Americain 1546. The next item is from two hundred and fifty years later – a manuscript papal document (Pius VI)with tables of the church’s revenues and additional documentation from the government in Mexico. A Royal decree from Charles IV, along with proclamations from Viceroys, Commandants and the Emperor Augustin Iturbide broaden the perspective of the collection. The collection’s chronological...
Dates: 1546 - 1877

Bustamente Early Texana Letter Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s144
Scope and Contents

This is a single item collection. This collection contains a letter written by Mexican President Anastasio Bustamente.

Dates: 1807

Carnaval De Huejotzingo Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2015.s084
Scope and Contents The Carnaval De Huejotzingo Collection contains the art work of Fernando Ramirez Osorio. The majority of the artwork is large poster sized prints that have been autographed by Osorio. The poster prints are individually numbered and packaged in large Carnaval De Huejotzingo commemorative envelopes. A complete set includes five poster prints and the collection contains five complete sets. One set has been framed and is displayed on the first floor of the Newton Gresham Library. The collection...
Dates: 1962 - 2007

Presidential Speech Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2018.s179
Scope and Contents

The Presidential Speech Collection is comprised of several speeches given to the United States Congress, House of Representatives, and other governmental agencies by early United States Presidents (JamesMadison, James Monroe, John Adams, James K. Polk, John Quincy Adams, and James Buchanan).

Dates: 1799 - 1869

Texas Mexico Relations Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s152
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a publication containing correspondence between Fort Brown, Texas and Mexican authorities after the death of Maj. Gen. Canales, General-in-Chief of the Division Canales, Army of Mexico.

Dates: 1881-06-28

The Texana Documents Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s068
Scope and Contents The manuscript collection begins with the personal papers of Henderson Yoakum, who wrote the first comprehensive history of Texas. They include a muster roll from his Cherokee campaign, discharge orders and payment authorizations for his troops, as well as Yoakum’s license to practice law. The Texana Documents collection also contains papers and letters related to early Texas, primarily focusing on annexation issues, during the period from 1842-1845. In the Correspondence section, Governor...
Dates: 1837 - 1961

William Breitenbach Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2018.s184
Scope and Contents

This collection contains information pertaining to Dr. William Breitenbach’s work with Mexican artists and masks. Items included in this collection are correspondence, photographs, descriptions of Breitenbach’s masks, and other professional papers.

*Dr. Breitenbach’s Mexican Mask Collection can be viewed online at the following link:

Dates: 1980 - 2013